Who is Lou Radja?
Service to Humanity
Lou is Co-Founder and Executive Director of EduCongo, a U.S.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to providing funding and support for the schooling of underprivileged children of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Before establishing EduCongo, Lou developed culturally specific curriculum and worked to improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities for African Americans in Oregon as a member of the African American Health Coalition, Inc.
Lou has a strong passion for cross-cultural learning and intercultural communication. He graduated from Portland State University with a degree in International Affairs, focusing on issues related to African development. Before moving to America, he lived in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Now he is invested on both sides of the Atlantic. Lou is an active Rotarian with the Portland Pearl Rotary Club, a member of the World Affairs Council of Oregon, and in addition to English, he is fluent in French and Swahili.